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Santa Fe Balloon Company

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Santa Fe Ballooning with a Raconteur Extraordinaire

If you've never been on a hot air balloon ride, you will be surprised at how peaceful it is. Your... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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We have tried several times in the past to do a hot air balloon ride(although not sure why since I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you've never been on a hot air balloon ride, you will be surprised at how peaceful it is. Your fears, if heights make you apprehensive, will dissipate with the cool night air when you float above the desert at sunrise. With Johnny Lewis, you...More

Thank ChelmsfordK
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have tried several times in the past to do a hot air balloon ride(although not sure why since I have an immense fear of heights!).Talked to Johnny several times before our trip to let him know of my fears(and was assured I was not...More

Thank DrLeoA
Reviewed 5 days ago

Johnny Lewis and his crew gave us an awesome balloon ride above a beautiful area north of Santa Fe along the Rio Grande River on a perfect early fall morning. Johnny's long successful career in the business is due to his excellent piloting skills, a...More

Thank SolanaJim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a hot air balloon ride since it has long been on my list of things I want to do. The trip was simply perfect from start to finish— not only is Johnny a phenomenal pilot, he’s also a great guy who made our small...More

Thank Seaside786494
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First rate ballooning. They treat their guests like royalty. They are fun, fun, fun! We got to see the Rio Grande valley and Santa Fe like never before. It was amazing. Best money we ever spent. Even better than Disneyland and no waiting lines.

Thank leeweinland
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This is our only experience with ballooning so I have nothing to compare it with, but I don't see how it would be possible to have a better experience than Johnny and his staff provide. Well worth getting up at 4 am 2 mornings in...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I was hesitant at first, being a little scared of heights... But Jeanne and Johnny both made me feel so comfortable. Their attention to safety was above par. The small details were very appreciated... Like playing Up, Up, and Away as we took off! The...More

Thank Teresa F
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Booked a balloon ride for my husband’s birthday. We were picked up at our resort by Johnny (the owner) in his personal truck with balloon in tow and he drove us, along with another rider, to the launch site. The launch site is beautiful in...More

Thank Valerie L
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Amazing, spectacular - and very very funny! Johnny and Jeanne are a great double-act who take their flying and safety VERY seriously but also give a great fun experience. I'm so so glad I chose to fly with Sante Fe Balloon Company - no power...More

Thank MagMissB
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Our friends suggested a balloon ride while in Santa Fe, and my first response was, "I don't THINK so!" But after some consideration, it didn't sound half bad, and in researching the recommended balloonist, Johnny Lewis, the ride began to sound better and better. Johnny...More

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Maleah G
September 9, 2018|
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Response from milril44 | Reviewed this property |
I know that he does it seasonally but I’m not sure of what months exactly he is in operation. You can contact the company directly.
May 9, 2018|
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Response from Katherine K | Reviewed this property |
The ride is about 45 minutes. And don't be worried -- these pilots have extensive experience (ours had been flying for 30 years). The view is beautiful, the ride is smooth (there's generally no sense of wind since you're... More